Ragi Halbai Recipe

Ragi Halbai is a traditional South Indian sweet dish made from finger millet flour, jaggery, and coconut. It is a nutritious and delicious dessert that is often prepared during festivals and special occasions. The halbai has a smooth and creamy texture with a subtle sweetness from the jaggery. It is a perfect combination of flavors and is enjoyed by people of all ages.

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Ingredients for Ragi Halbai Recipe

  • 1/10 cup Ragi Flour
  • 1/10 cup Jaggery
  • 1/10 cup Grated Coconut
  • 1/20 teaspoon Cardamom Powder
  • 1/5 cup Water
  • 1/5 tablespoon Ghee
  • as required Chopped Nuts

Directions: Ragi Halbai Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a pan, dry roast the ragi flour on low heat until it turns aromatic.
  • STEP 2.In a separate pan, melt jaggery with water to make a syrup.
  • STEP 3.Add the roasted ragi flour to the jaggery syrup and mix well to avoid lumps.
  • STEP 4.Cook the mixture on low heat, stirring continuously until it thickens and starts to leave the sides of the pan.
  • STEP 5.Add grated coconut and cardamom powder to the mixture and mix well.
  • STEP 6.Grease a plate with ghee and pour the halbai mixture into it. Spread it evenly.
  • STEP 7.Allow it to cool and set for a few hours.
  • STEP 8.Once set, cut the halbai into desired shapes and serve.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to roast the ragi flour on low heat to prevent it from burning.
  • Stir the mixture continuously while cooking to avoid lumps and ensure even cooking.
  • You can add chopped nuts like almonds or cashews for added crunch and flavor.
  • Store the halbai in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.

Storage and Serving

  • Ragi Halbai can be served as a dessert or snack.
  • It can be enjoyed at room temperature or chilled.
  • Serve it as is or garnish with some grated coconut and chopped nuts.
  • It pairs well with a cup of hot tea or coffee.
Nutrition
value
133
calories per serving
2 g Fat2 g Protein25 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    2g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    25g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    25g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    2g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    91mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    3mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    10mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    42mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    69mg
  • Selenium
    3mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp